About the Project

Intaglio is founded by former New York Times and TechCrunch journalist John Biggs. Together with TechCrunch journalist Jay Donovan, AI expert Viktor Shpak, and entrepreneur Alexandra Matthiesen, the team created the project to help protect the true, human-created content.


John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for the New York Times, Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. He is the co-founder of the Media Copilot, an agency dedicated to helping marketers, writers, and journalists use AI sanely. He has written nine books including the best book on blogging, Bloggers Boot Camp, and a book about the most expensive timepiece ever made, Marie Antoinette&s Watch. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Alexandra Matthiesen

Alexandra Matthiesen brings over 15 years of marketing experience to Intaglio, having supported marketing initiatives for some of the industry&s most impactful technology companies, including Intellectual Ventures, Microsoft, and Veritas Technologies. She holds positions on the Hepatitis Education Project Board of Directors and Women of the Channel Advisory Board. In her off hours, she&s into momming her fifteen-year-old son and running big distance.


Jay Donovan

Jay spent 20 years in various design, strategy, technology, and product management roles for several Fortune 500 companies and digital creative agencies. A veteran of corporations like Alliance Data and Synchrony and of agencies like IBM iX and ResourceAmmirati, he keeps the engines at Visible Magic running smoothly and keeps client relations fruitful and communications meaningful.


Viktor Shpak

Viktor is a skilled coder and leader and is experienced with blockchain architecture, crypto-currencies, product management, start-up culture, agile methodologies, software architecture and design.